Solutions Architect

Couchbase - Mountain View, CA (30+ days ago)3.5

Are you looking to track down and tackle mission-critical problems head on? Then we’re looking for you. This is your chance to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry, change how the world accesses information, and reinvent the way businesses deliver amazing customer experiences.

Solutions Architects are a part of the Center of Excellence, (a group within Professional Services). Solutions Architects are not a typical consultant – you will be responsible for making our most strategic customers successful.

You will lead short / medium term engagements at the client location focusing on getting the product up and running, conducting architecture and use case reviews, sizing & tuning Couchbase and recommending deployment topologies. This team solves real world problems, using brand new technology which bundles indexing, key value access, nickel, N1QL and full text search.
Help our customers succeed by solving their challenging technical problems, all the way from design through to production operations. This means working on hands-on customer issues, and escalating problems as needed
Assist with all phases of Couchbase implementations, starting with installation, architecture design and review, deployment topology planning, tuning and providing best practices
Contribute to internal technical projects, which can include software development, benchmarking, troubleshooting
Work closely with the sales team and presales team on technical escalations and help grow opportunities in existing accounts
Assist with customer PoC/Pilots through effective management of acceptance criteria and issue escalation/resolution
Work with all technical levels from managers, to architects and developers and explain the Couchbase Server technology and architecture
Be the technical product expert for customers and stay up-to-date on the NoSQL competitive landscape
Identify and write internal and external technical collateral, like typical deployment architectures or best practices
Preferred Qualifications
At least 5+ years experience in consulting for enterprise back-end software, ideally database technologies
3+ years experience with traditional RDBMS including schema modeling, performance tuning and configuration
Strong background Application design and development, Systems administration, Database administration, Data architecture and design, Performance tuning and benchmarking
Experience engaging with developers and programming experience in at least two of Java/.NET/C/C++/Node.js
Hands-on administration and troubleshooting experience with x86 operating systems (Linux, Windows, Mac OS), networking and storage architectures
Familiarity with NoSQL databases or other distributed high-performance systems a big plus
Minimum Requirements
Strong diagnostic/ troubleshooting process, with significant experience troubleshooting real, end-to-end technical issues
Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to present technical solutions concisely from small to large audience
Demonstrated critical thinking and advanced troubleshooting skills and qualities
BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience in software and/or a technologically relevant field
Prior experience in a fast-paced startup environment highly desired
Ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
About Couchbase

Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database. Built on the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform offering includes Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile and is Open Source. The platform provides unmatched agility and manageability – as well as unparalleled performance at any scale – to deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer experiences. The world's largest enterprises choose Couchbase for the most demanding web, mobile and IoT applications - companies like Amadeus, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Concur, Disney, Dixons Carphone, eBay, General Electric, LinkedIn, Marriott, PayPal, Ryanair, Viber, Tesco, United Airlines, Verizon, Wells Fargo, and hundreds of others around the world use Couchbase Data Platform for their interactive web, mobile, and IoT applications.

Couchbase’s HQ is conveniently located in Mountain View with additional offices throughout the globe. We’re committed to a work environment where you can be happy and thrive, in and out of the office.

At Couchbase, you’ll get:
  • A fantastic culture
  • A focused, energetic team with aligned goals
  • True collaboration with everyone playing their positions
  • Great market opportunity and growth potential
  • Time off when you need it.
  • Regular team lunches and fully-stocked kitchens.
  • Open, collaborative spaces.
  • Competitive benefits and pre-tax commuter perks
Whether you’re a new grad or a proven expert, you’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills, grow your career, and work with the smartest, most passionate people in the industry.

Revolutionizing an industry requires a top-notch team. Become a part of ours today. Bring your big ideas and we'll take on the next great challenge together.

Check out some recent industry recognition:
  • One of CRN’s 35 Coolest Data Management And Integration Vendors
  • No. 17 on Forbes’ list of Best Big Data Companies to Work For
  • 5 Data Startups To Watch Out For In 2017 by Innovation Enterprise
  • Document Store Leader by Forrester Research Inc.
  • Winner of TechTarget’s 2017 Modern Mobility Innovation Award for its role in providing offline synchronization capabilities to GE’s Predix Platform.
  • Big Data NoSQL Leader by Forrester Research Inc.
  • “Best in Show” in Software Development by SD Times
  • Strong Performer in In-Memory Database Platforms by Forrester Research Inc.
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Couchbase is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Couchbase are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.